Smaller and smaller circles
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New York, NY : Soho Crime, [2015].
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9781616953980, 1616953985
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357 pages ; 22 cm
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English

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"Portions of this book were previously published in a novella form in the Philippines in 2002 by the University of the Philippines Press" -- Verso title page.
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"In northeast Manila's Quezon City is a district called Payatas--a 50-acre dump that is home to thousands of people who live off of what they can scavenge there. It is one of the poorest neighborhoods in a city whose law enforcement is already stretched thin, devoid of forensic resources and rife with corruption. So when the eviscerated bodies of teenage boys begin to appear in the dump heaps, there is no one to seek justice on their behalf. In the rainy summer of 1997, two Jesuit priests take the matter of protecting their flock into their own hands. Father Gus Saenz has been a priest for three decades, but he is also a respected forensic anthropologist, one of the few in the Philippines, and has been tapped by the Director of the National Bureau of Investigations as a backup for police efforts. Together with his protege, Father Jerome Lucero, a psychologist, Saenz dedicates himself to tracking down the monster preying on these impoverished boys. Cited as the first Filipino crime novel, Smaller and Smaller Circles is a poetic masterpiece of literary noir, a sensitive depiction of a time and place, and fascinating story about the Catholic Church and its place in its devotees' lives and communities"--,Provided by publisher.
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APA Citation (style guide)

Batacan, F. H. (2015). Smaller and smaller circles. New York, NY: Soho Crime.

Chicago / Turabian - Author Date Citation (style guide)

Batacan, F. H.. 2015. Smaller and Smaller Circles. New York, NY: Soho Crime.

Chicago / Turabian - Humanities Citation (style guide)

Batacan, F. H., Smaller and Smaller Circles. New York, NY: Soho Crime, 2015.

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Batacan, F. H.. Smaller and Smaller Circles. New York, NY: Soho Crime, 2015. Print.

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